• madrejugo - April 29, 2009 4:54 a.m.

    You forgot The moon level soundtrack from Ducktales, for the nes.
  • JakkedGamer - April 29, 2009 4:40 a.m.

    The duke nukem guitar theme should've made it on this list, and i'm not just saying that because i'm a duke fan, i'm also a musician.
  • TyeTheCzar - April 29, 2009 2:48 a.m.

    I highly recommend you check out the Japan-only Indie-developed(by one guy) Touhou series for it's great music(Visit for more information). I'm telling you, their tunes(all done by one guy... who also makes the entire games) rival that of top-banana composers. Here are some examples of the songs; note that they've recieved a LOT of remix treatment there:
  • TrIp13G - April 29, 2009 2:04 a.m.

    CV III's beginning level theme is so tight. Also, you totally brought back some great memories with the inclusion of Spidey's theme from Arcade's Revenge.
  • RareHero - April 29, 2009 1:46 a.m.

    I got something to add. Ridge Racer Type 4's soundtrack should probably go down as one of the best of all time. Here's a link:
  • onesweetdream11 - April 29, 2009 1:15 a.m.

  • 435 - April 29, 2009 1:11 a.m.

    Streets of Rage and ToeJam & Earl. Two of the best soundtracks ever created. I squee every time I hear a track from either of them.
  • twishart - April 29, 2009 1:01 a.m.

    Elston: great editor, or greatest editor?
  • leroybrown - April 28, 2009 11:27 p.m.

    Good list. However, Naoto Shibata's excellent shred version of Castlevania III (from Dracula Battle released in Japan) is FAR FAR superior to the sloppy, out of tune, childish mush by the Minibosses. Here's a link, enjoy!
  • GamesRadarCharlieBarratt - April 28, 2009 10:26 p.m.

    Aquatic Ambiance!
  • TheWoolyMammoth - April 28, 2009 9:44 p.m.

    Wow! Brilliant article Brett! Hits home with me as I'm a massive gaming soundtrack nerd also. The earlier Sonic games are the tunes that I find the most impressive, also ones I listen to consistently today. Only picked Brawl up a couple of days ago and the first thing I noticed was the amount of music on offer, must have wasted over 2 hours listening to it all before I even played the damn game!

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